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Mustapha Afeez Olasunkanmi is a trained broadcast journalist with a special love for writing. His passion is to become a renowned writer and broadcaster within the shortest time possible. He has written a good number of articles, hosted a few online tv programmes and is the current Brands & Products editor at NAIJAHITZ MEDIA CONSULT.
The suspect killed his friend after an argument over who was to pay for the fare after a motorbike ride. A man has been arrested by the police in Kiamb, Kenya for allegedly stabbing his friend to death. Daniel Waithera, 25, is said to have killed his friend Micheal Mukami, 21, after a short argument. “The suspect identified as Daniel Waithera killed...
Some bandits on Sunday invaded the Evangelical Church of Winning All, Gavaciwa in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing a worshipper while scores were injured. Also, in another attack, bandits killed one Nasiru Abdullahi of Gobirawan Kamacha in Bina General area of Igabi Local Government Area. The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who confirmed...
Ten commercial banks generated about N48.5billion from maintaining customers’ accounts in the first six months of the year The banks in the prior six months of 2020 had raked N32.62 billion for account maintenance charges on customers’ savings, current and term deposits. First Bank, United Bank of Africa, UBA, Access Bank, Zenith Bank, First Bank of Nigeria, Fidelity Bank, First City...
A man who was shot dead by a group of gunmen in Igbariam, Anambra State, has been identified as Olisa. In the video making rounds online, the masked gunmen dragged the victim out of his car and shot him repeatedly to make sure he died. See video here: According to Facebook user, Dan Ugwu, Olisa got married to his wife, Uju in...
Report ha sit that a 16-year-old female secondary school student has been beaten to death by her brother after he accused her of being promiscuous and having six boyfriends. 27-year-old Terrence Tarisai of Clifton Park from Gweru in Zimbabwe has now been sentenced to 8-ears in jail by Bulawayo High Court judge, Justice Maxwell Takuva. According to reports, on July 22, 2020, Tarisai returned home...
A US federal grand jury has indicted 11 Nigerians for defrauding elderly victims in romance schemes. According to the court document, the defendants preyed on elderly victims, many of whom were widows or divorced. This is as the FBI estimated that more than 20,000 people lost more than $600 million in romance scams in 2020 alone. The defendants are; David Animashaun, 38;...
    A fast rising Ibadan hip hop artist shared his encounter with police when he was paraded along with other of his two friends. According to #IAM_CHRISMARKK who shared the experience on Facebook said they were three on the bike when the policemen stopped them and tagged them internet fraudsters (Yahoo Yahoo) "Imagine, from Omi_adio I was heading to Apata on Wednesday...
Commercial banks in Ijebu – Ode, Ogun State have closed operations for the fear of being attacked by armed robbers. Daily Trust gathered that banks have closed shops against customers since Monday following letters allegedly sent to some of them by the suspected robbers. The development, which has left some residents and customers stranded, was seen as a proactive measure by...
The Federal Government has banned students in Senior Secondary School one and two from taking external West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), the National Examination Council (NECO), and National Business and Technical Examinations Board (NABTEB). This was contained in a circular issued by the Federal Ministry of Education to principals of federal unity schools. The circular titled with no: FME/DBSE/US/DOC/III/16...
Amid a floundering financial status hinged on a loan spree, high unemployment rate and free-falling naira, President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed in faraway New York that Nigeria’s economy is booming because “people went back to farm.” Mr Buhari made the claim while pleading for financial assistance from a foreign leader during a bilateral meeting on the margins of the United...
A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Farouk Aliyu, has admitted to the party’s ignorance of the country’s situation before selling its “Change!” mantra to Nigerians ahead of the 2015 General Elections. With President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate and its assurance of better security and socio-economic development to citizens in record time, the party won the election...
China’s central bank said all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal and must be banned, sending the strongest signal yet on its determination to crack down on the industry. All cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Tether, are not fiat currency and cannot be circulated on the market, the People’s Bank of China said on its website. All crypto-related transactions, including services provided by offshore...
The Federal Government says it is making efforts to get justice in the case involving Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, stated this on Wednesday in reaction to the judgement of an Oyo State High Court that awarded damages in Igboho’s favour. “We are doing the...
The Federal Government on Thursday descended on critics of its frequent request for fresh loans describing them as insincere. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, spoke for the government during a town hall meeting in Maiduguri, Borno State to address vandalism of power and telecommunications infrastructure. Mohammed said the critics were members of previous administrations who ‘performed abysmally in terms...
The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has insisted that the Southern part of Nigeria has qualified people to rule the country Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, said power must shift to the Southern part of the country in 2023. Ajayi was reacting to a remark by the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, on the North producing President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, NEF...
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has discovered a newborn baby dumped inside a pit latrine at Kwarin Manu Quarters, in Hadejia Local Government, Jigawa State. The State Public Relations Officer, CSC Adamu Shehu confirmed the incident to NAIJAHITZ. He said it happened on Wednesday at about 1500hrs after 47-year-old Umar Muhd reported to the NSCDC that he sighted something...
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved ₦836 million for the establishment of oxygen production plants for COVID-19 pandemic intervention across the country. Briefing State House reporters after the weekly FEC meeting on Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the approval of the upward review followed a memo presented by the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie...

APC postpones state congresses

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced the postponement of its state congresses. This was contained in a notice issued on Wednesday by John Akpanudoedehe, national secretary of the APC caretaker committee. He stated that the state congresses will now be held on October 16. “The APC has rescheduled nationwide State congresses to Saturday, 16th October, 2021,” the secretary said. “An updated timetable/schedule...
The Nigerian Senate has blamed past presidents for the country’s current debt profile. Adeola claimed the debts accumulated between 1999 and 2015. Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, who is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance, claimed ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, and Goodluck Jonathan are responsible. The lawmaker disclosed this on Wednesday during consideration of the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure...
Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has been dragged before a Federal High Court in Abuja, by her immediate ex boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri. Joined in the suit filed on Wednesday September 22, 2021, is the Department of State Services (DSS). He is seeking the enforcement of his fundamental rights. In the suit, Kpokpogri prayed the court for a restraining order stopping the DSS...
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed that the closure of the country’s borders for over one year helped Nigeria “tremendously”. The president, who is currently in New York for the 76th United Nations general assembly, held a meeting with Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of the Netherlands, on Wednesday. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari highlighted developmental efforts in the...
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, told Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of The Netherlands, that there have been significant changes in Nigeria in recent years. Buhari assured the Queen, who last visited Nigeria in 2017, that if she came again, she would see a lot of differences. He spoke at a bilateral meeting at the margins of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly...
The Federal Government may file a fresh action against Yoruba secessionist agitator, Sunday Adeyemo (also know as Sunday Igboho), following the judgment of Oyo State High Court which awarded N20 billion in damages in his favor The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York that the...
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A pastor of Glorious Gospel Fire Assembly, John Onu, has been killed by police stray bullet at his house in Nkaliki, Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The incident happened on Monday morning, September 20, when police protecting a hotel belonging to one Chukwudi Onyibe, a Special Assistant to the Chairman of the Local Government on Internally Generated Revenue,...
The Police in Katsina State have arrested two suspects for electricity transformer theft and for vandalizing armored cable in the State. The accused identified as Sama’ila Abubakar 18, and Mubarak Salisu 21, both of Higi village in Bindawa Local Government Area of Katsina State, were arrested with the stolen armored cable by a team of policemen based on a tip-off...
Officials of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man simply identified as Adegboyega for allegedly brutalizing his eight-year-old daughter following early signs of puberty. According to Ebenezer Omejalile, Chief Operating Officer of Advocates for Children and Vulnerable People’s Network, the victim’s left breast was completely cut off by her father after he used a hot stone to massage...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a total crude oil and gas export sales of $219.75m (N90billion) in May 2021, representing 180.29% increase in sales from the previous month of April. Similarly, the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC), a downstream subsidiary of the NNPC, posted a total sum of N295.72bn from the sales of petroleum products in...
The Air Force’s futurist has an alarming message for Congress: “We are out of time.” Lt. Gen. S. Clinton Hinote, deputy chief of staff for strategy, integration, and requirements told reporters at the start of the Air Force Association’s Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Sept. 20, the Department needs to modernize its forces now, divest equipment that won’t stand...
Manchester United head coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is remaining humble when talking about Manchester United’s title chances after their dramatic late win at West Ham. He joked that he had “lost his job yesterday” after their midweek disappointing 2-1 defeat to Young Boys in the Champions League. His team went into Sunday’s match, September 19 at London Stadium under pressure but...
A short video that is circulating online, a POS stand could be seen stationed at the entrance to the building of First bank. A queue could be seen building up as a security guard sat close to the POS attendant. See below:-